Underground Mine Ladders - lot of 3 (85700)

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Mining Start Price:70.00 USD Estimated At:140.00 - 250.00 USD
Underground Mine Ladders - lot of 3   (85700)
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This item SOLD at 2019 Jul 14 @ 08:45UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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This is a lot of three rough-hewn wooden ladders, probably built on-site for an underground mining operation in Utah in the late 1800s, possibly the Mammoth Mine. Two have dado joints and the third has lap joints. All use square peg nails to attach the steps to the vertical risers. The shorter of the three (shown in the image standing upside-down) and the tallest show considerable wear on the step treads.

Date: c1860-1880
State/Country: Utah